Sep 10, 2010 7:30pm PDT
gwen: the sum of our fears. the economy. the political landscape and the dilemma of distraction. all of our national insecurities on display. we take a look tonight on "washington week." battles on every side. all on display at a lunchtime presidential news conference. over the economy. >> the policies that the republicans have offer -- are offering right now are the exact policies that got us into this mess. >> i think it just shows how out of touch the white house is. the american people are asking the question, where are the jobs? >> over the coming midterm election. >> what i'm going to remind the american people of is the policies that we have put in place have moved us in the right direction. >> no apologies for opposing the stimulus, no apologies for opposing the health care. no apologies for opposing what they call the wall street bill. gwen: and a sensational and distracting threat from an obscure florida pastor. >> we are simply burning a book. >> it doesn't in any way represent america or americans or american government or american religious or political leadership.
Sep 10, 2010 8:00pm EDT
street bill. gwen: and a sensational and distracting threat from an obscure florida pastor. >> we are simply burning a book. >> it doesn't in any way represent america or americans or american government or american religious or political leadership. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other. gwen: we'll put the roller coaster week in context with jackie calmes of "the new york times," david wessel of "the wall street journal" and michael duffy of "time" magazine. >> award-winning reporting and analysis. covering history as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with again ifill. produced in association with national "journal," funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to connect our forces to what they need when they need it. >> to help troops see danger. before it sees them. >> to answer the call of the brave and bring them safely home. >> around the globe the people of boeing are working together to support and protect all who serve. >> that's why we're here. >> funding for "washington week"
Sep 4, 2010 10:00pm EDT
forward to it, gwen. all you need is your cell phone or your computer. >> a party ends with a bang literally. a man ended upshot in the arm just after 2:00 this morning. it happened at a home here on heatherton lane. investigators say two groups of people got into an argument and the victim left. once outside, the words continued. someone threw a bottle and second later someone started firing gunshots. >> we were all talking. everyone is a little upset that this is something that could happen here. and we're concerned. >> reporter: right. >> we're very concerned. we hope that this is an isolated incident. >> reporter: the victim is expected to be okay. crime stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for any tips leading to an arrest. >>> arizona stayed in the forefront regarding immigration law. the commonwealth may have these new laws. >> reporter: maureen, new fuel to the fire ball ignited by a deadly crash in the debate over illegal immigration in prince william county. it comes from an unusual source. a letter from the police chief to the feds. the crash happened the morning of augu
Sep 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org gwen: the sum of our fears. the economy. the political landscape and the dilemma of distraction. all of o n